Image from the documentary from 1972. The streets are dominated by cars and there is not a tree in sight.

De Pijp, Amsterdam 1972

Here’s a very inspirational clip from a TV documentary film about a group of children in Amsterdam organizing to create a car-free play street in their neighborhood. More info here.

Can you imagine children doing this in a Minnesota city or town?

Matty Lang

About Matty Lang

Matty Lang has been interested in land use, transportation, and cities since he fell in love with Paris, France while studying there in 1998-1999. He is a filmmaker living in Minneapolis. He loves film, bicycling, and basketball. Follow him: Vimeo | @MattyLangMSP | Facebook